9 Essential Tips When Flying with Children

You’ve probably heard about or had to live through the horror of getting stuck beside a screaming baby on a long-haul flight. Bored and angry toddlers can easily create havoc for parents and surrounding passengers alike. That is aside from the problems that parents have trying to keep up with their kids on top of all the logistics of flying. However, with the proper preparation, there are some things you and your family can do to make sure that your traveling experience goes as smoothly as possible. Here are nine essential tips for when flying with children.

Plan on Providing Entertainment for Your Children

Don’t expect your kids to sleep on the flight. You can ask for the kids to visit the cockpit, but you may not be allowed to do so. So for your own sanity and that of everyone else around you, bring multiple activities for your children. You can bring a tablet or eBook reader, but realize that they may get bored with it, break it, or the batteries may run out at some point. For that reason, you should bring backup entertainment options like coloring books and crayons, sticker books, story books, cards and stuffed animals. For younger children, bring at least one favorite blanket for them to hold on to.

Bring Snacks for Your Children

Let’s be honest – your kid may not be able or willing to eat the fancy lunch they’re serving on the flight. You might not want to trust them with the roast beef and green beans, or they may be allergic to the main course. Bringing snacks that they like ensures they won’t go hungry. They may not be happy when told dinner won’t be served for another hour or all of the sandwiches that they like may have been eaten by the time the stewardess gets to you, so having food they like ensures they won’t melt down because they’re hungry.

Plan Toilet Stops

Plan to make regular toilet stops, and then make extra stops when you’re going to be in line. This means you should go to the toilet right before boarding the plane. Give your kids limited liquids while on the flight so they don’t have to go to the toilet every five minutes.

Go for Early Boarding

Take advantage of early boarding if you can. It is easier to get your children and your luggage in place when there are fewer people in the aisle. This is the time you’ll be able to get assistance, if you need it. You may not even have to pay extra for the privilege. If the airline asks whether those with small children or otherwise need assistance boarding, speak up. Then see if you can get someone else to get the stroller and three carry-on bags in the overhead bin.

Invest in Rolling Car Seats

One of the simplest ways to save your sanity when traveling with young children is investing in an airline-approved car seat that rolls. Now you don’t have to juggle several suitcases and car seats. The ideal model will let a sleeping or busy toddler sleep in the car seat as you pull them along.

Connect with Other Parents

Whenever possible, connect with other parents on the flight. You could strike up conversations with them about their kids and yours, and your kids could entertain themselves by talking to their new best friends. It certainly doesn’t hurt if you can get spare diapers or tips from another parent. However, this doesn’t get you out of your responsibility to pack enough wet wipes, pull ups and diapers for your children.

Be Ready to Talk to a Flight Attendant

If you have a child under two, you should be ready to talk to a flight attendant when you board. They need to know if you’re going to have the child sitting in your lap during the flight. Knowing the rules on asking for a bottled to be warmed or how to handle diapers in advance helps you avoid potential disasters, because you cannot put them in the toilet. Don’t forget to ask how to hold the baby during takeoff and landing.

Prepare Them for Pressure Changes

Children will complain about their ears popping when you’re on a flight. Discuss this in advance, and know how they can alleviate it. Hint – that’s by yawning or chewing gum. If the children are old enough, bring gum on the flight so you have it on hand. For babies and toddlers, give them pacifiers or a bottle to have the same effect.

Know Your Rights

There is a chance that your flight will get cancelled. Make sure that you know your rights regarding flight cancellation compensation before you leave so you’ll know the procedure in case something happens. Services like AirHelp can get you several hundred dollars back that you could otherwise leave on the table. You should also know about the travel perks that may come with your credit card or travel rewards program, such as immediate cash payment if they lose your luggage for instance.

Follow these tips, and you’ll avoid many of the mistakes that make others regret traveling with their children. Furthermore, you will all be in a better mood when you reach your destination, ready to enjoy whatever awaits.

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5 Family Vacation Ideas That Work with Your Budget

Everybody enjoys a good vacation, but planning one can be quite the headache—and an expensive one at that. Not everyone can afford to fly out together to an exotic getaway, but just because you’re on a tight budget doesn’t mean you need to skip out on vacations altogether. Being smart with your money, as well as doing the right research, will help you get the most out of your budget as possible. At the end of the day, all you want is for the whole family to bond, have fun, and come home with happy memories.

Here are some budget-friendly ideas that you can use when planning your next vacation:

1. Plan a Hotel Staycation

Staycations are all the rage these days since it has all the components of what makes a great vacation, without having to travel so far away. But instead of staying in one place all day, why not switch it up a bit and use the time to explore? Choose a hotel with a strategic location, where you can experience the secrets of the metro without having to rush. Family-friendly hotels like Pinoy Pamilya Hotel in Pasay, for example, is centrally located near many historical sites and entertainment centers.

2. Go on a Road Trip

Why book a plane ticket when you can simply drive there? Packing the family into a car and setting off on an adventure is a favored vacation activity for many. You can plan a driving route that stops over in as many tourist spots as possible, pack your meals to ease up on the budget, and simply take photos as souvenirs. Another road trip option includes visiting a relative who lives far away and taking your time to get there to get the most out of your road trip.

3. Get into Sporty Activities

Shake things up and get active on your next family adventure. Go to a park or a nature reserve (you don’t even have to go far: UP Diliman has an open field to play in and the La Mesa Eco-Park has many fun activities the whole family can participate in), or you can also visit a bicycle park and rent bikes for everyone. Other activities you might want to try include hiking, swimming, kite-flying, rafting, obstacle courses, camping, rock climbing, and more. Many beach resorts even offer water sports, easily allowing you a way to spice up a regular beach trip.

4. Go on a Cultural Trip

Sometimes you don’t even need to go far to have fun. Going on a culture trip in Old Manila provides a jam-packed day of adventure on its own already: go museum hopping in the museum complex, bike through the historic walled city of Intramuros, walk through Luneta Park, catch a glorious sunset along Roxas Boulevard, then end the day on a ride at Star City. The beauty of Old Manila is that the attractions are located close to each other so you merely need to walk to each spot or hop on a jeepney to get there.

5. Go Home-Swapping

Renting an Airbnb is a perfect example of home-swapping. Budget-conscious families can go on a vacation in another region and experience life as it is lived there, as well as visit whatever attractions are nearby. This is best for families looking to go on a trip but can’t afford a fancy hotel. Home-swapping is also great since it provides a homey environment—almost replicating the thrill of just moving into a new home while providing all the comfort that home offers.

You don’t need a lot of money to have fun and make new memories with your family. With just a little creativity, as well as a dash of resourcefulness, you can go places—literally!

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Dealing With Disaster on a Vacation

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When you head away on vacation, you expect to let your hair down and relax for a week or two in some desirable destination overseas. You choose a convenient flight, arrange comfortable accommodation, and pack your case with swimsuits, towels, and other bits and bobs that will tide you over during the warm weather and allow you to splash about in the pool and sea or kick back on a lounger on the beach. However, it’s important to bear in mind that while the majority of vacations go swimmingly, some don’t always stick to plan. There are various things that can go wrong along the way and it’s important that you know what to do should things take a turn for the worse. Here are a few problems that you might experience while on vacation along with some advice regarding how to best deal with the situations.

Accidents

Accidents can happen anywhere and at anytime. So, it’s important that you are aware that you could experience an accident while on vacation. This is something that you should keep in the forefront of your mind when you head to countries that have less stringent health and safety laws, rules, and regulations in particular. In advance of your trip, you should take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy. Generally speaking, people tend to associate travel insurance with something that covers the cost of lost or damaged belongings while you are away. Sure, your policy should cover this. But instead, prioritise the ways in which your policy protects you individually. Travel insurance should have a high limit on the amount of money you can claim back for healthcare costs. This means that if you have to make use of medical assistance while you are away, you won’t have to worry about being in major debt once you return. Travel insurance should also cover transporting you back home should needs be. Once you are home, you should contact Robinette Legal Group’s legal services. Reliable lawyers will be able to create a case on your behalf against the individual or company who has caused your accident. You may be able to claim compensation, which will go towards any uncovered medical costs and which can replace lost earnings while you recover.

Illness

Like accidents, illness can affect you at any time without any given warning. Now, when you are heading overseas, you may find yourself exposed to all sorts of germs and bacteria that your body isn’t used to, as they may not be present or prevalent back home. This is why it’s extremely important that you have relevant immunisations and vaccinations before heading away. Generally speaking, you will be able to consult your doctor and they will be able to advise what injections you will need and how long you will have to have them before you go on vacation. You will usually need more immunisations if you will be spending time in rural areas rather than major cities. You should also ensure that you have malaria tablets and mosquito spray if you are heading to a location where malaria is a threat. Another way that you can prevent illness while away is to be particularly vigilant in regards to what food and drink you consume. Determine whether tap water is safe in your chosen destination. If not, always drink bottled water and make sure that the bottle is sealed (so you can be sure that the water is fresh and hasn’t been opened and refilled with tap water). When eating out, check whether water used in ice cubes or to wash salads is clean too. It’s always a good idea to take basic medication with you to alleviate any symptoms that you may experience.

Sunburn

Another factor that commonly causes issues for individuals on vacation is sunburn. But this can be so easily prevented! Make sure to take a high factor sunscreen with you and to apply it regularly throughout the day. Sit in the shade during particularly hot periods and wear a sunhat and sunglasses. You may also want to use cooling and calming aftersun products once you retreat to your room. If you do develop sunburn, stay out of the sun until you have recovered and consider using aloe vera gel, which can soothe the burn.

Hopefully, your vacation will go well and you won’t have to even consider disaster. Following the above steps, however, will help to prevent certain incidents from occurring in the first place and will help you to deal with any incidents that do occur as efficiently as possible!

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Luxury Travel That Doesn’t Cost a Fortune

The idea of what constitutes luxury is clearly subjective, yet for most people it involves jetting off to a faraway place in opulent surroundings. Of course, it depends what you’re used to, as some people wouldn’t consider a trip to be luxurious unless they were flying first class, or perhaps even in a private jet – this article isn’t quite for that demographic.

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That said, if you’ve ever looked into how much does it cost to charter a private jet, then you’ll know it’s not actually as much as you might think. Indeed, if you’re travelling as a large family or group of friends, sometimes chartering a private jet can even save money – rarely – but it’s possible!

This is particularly the case if you’re flying from quite a remote location, or somewhere that isn’t particularly well connected – particularly in the US, where for instance, a 30 minute plane ride from Huntsville (AL) to Atlanta (GA) can cost $200!

Now we’ve established that everyone’s idea of luxury is different and this article isn’t going to be all about caviar and champagne, let’s dig into some of the best destinations to live a luxurious life on a budget.

However, before we do that, let’s look at a few principles of squeezing the most from your budget in order to have a more luxurious experience.

    1. Don’t Fly Business Class
    If you want a luxurious experience without paying the steep fares for business class, then you can follow this simple trick and get a business class-like experience that will feel much more VIP than your regular travels without costing a fortune.

    Most airports have premium lounges, where First Class and Business Class customers get access to food, alcohol, super fast WiFi, massage chairs and sometimes even real-life masseuses. Did you know that you can pay to access these lounges, as a normal passenger of any airline – even low cost airlines?

    There are a number of passes available that allow you to use premium airport lounges throughout the world, for a very reasonable amount of money, in fact, sometimes these perks are included for free with a premium bank account or credit card.

    2. Be Flexible
    The more flexible you are with your flights, the cheaper they will be, as flight seats are sold off in bands; for instance, Band A might be $100, then Band B is $120, with Band J priced at $240. Once Band A tickets have been sold, Band B g on sale, and so on… meaning, the earlier you book the cheaper the flights tend to be.

    Of course, sometimes, airlines will discount a significant number of tickets close to the time, as the plane does not have the occupancy it should do by that point – but the general rule is to book in advance, and be as flexible with dates as you possible can be.

    There’s nothing more frustrating than paying $300 for a flight, that you know, the next day is being sold at $120! That said, you can’t always be flexible with your dates, as flights must fit around life rather than the other way around – and most people travelling, are doing so as a vacation from work, meaning they have a specific window.

    3. Compare
    You should get yourself onto a flight comparison site such as Momondo or SkyScanner that compare routes and prices for most major airlines. This way, you can save a small fortune on the cost of your ticket… and it’s particularly helpful if you’re not too sure where you want to go, as you can search by country rather than city, or simply search “Everywhere” as your destination – meaning the cheapest flights from your departure airport will be shown, to everywhere in the world!

    You also want to use sites such as TravelSupermarket to compare hotel prices – as whilst you might have a favourite platform such as Hotels.com or Expedia, often the same hotel will be sold off at different price points by each of the OTAs (online travel agents). Therefore, using a comparison engine like this will transparently show what each OTA is charging for the same room.

    Moreover, with comparison sites, you tend to find a much broader range of properties to choose from as they are searching most major bed banks and online travel agents to bring you the best deals.

    4. Save And Splurge
    The concept of save and splurge means you want to save on certain things, that don’t matter too much (e.g. car rental) but then splurge on once in a lifetime activities such as swimming with the dolphins or skydiving. There are many ways you can save money whilst travelling, particularly when it comes to food – yet it shouldn’t be all about saving money, as, after all, there should be an element of luxury to this trip.

    Therefore, what if you were to have picnic lunches for two days (rather than eating out) so that with the money saved, you can afford a Michelin starred tasting menu! That is the perfect example for save and splurge.

Now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s take a look at three destinations to live life like a king (or queen) without it costing a fortune.

1. Morocco
Morocco has been somewhat of a mecca for tourists looking for something a little more edgy, for decades, yet nowadays the market has turned very upmarket with a number of elite riads (palatial houses) catering to an affluent audience.

A riad experience is not like anything you’re likely to have encountered before – there’s a certain intimacy yet refinement that makes one feel very much like ‘king of the castle’. Indeed, some riads come with a ‘house boy’ that acts as a concierge though the dynamic is such that it can feel like something from Arabian Nights, where you are the master of the house.

Marrakech is a great place to visit in Morocco, albeit intense, particularly in the summer heat that can get up to fifty degrees celsius! Here, you’ll find the souks and cultural hub that is Morocco’s most frequented tourist town – whilst retaining a very traditional and authentic feel to the city.

Then, if you wanted a little more adventure you have the Sahara Desert at your doorstep, or the coastal town of Essaouira, just a couple of hours drive away, which is a cooler and more relaxed place to chill out than Marrakesh.

2. Thailand
Thailand has something to offer everyone; as a culture, Thai’s are known for being great with children and are very accomodating of families. At the same time, they welcome all types of travellers from budget backpackers to hedonist honeymooners.

The great thing about Thailand, from a cost perspective, is that even though it’s relatively expensive when compared to places such as Indonesia, it has good infrastructure and the quality of five star accommodation tends to be of a five star standard. Indeed, there’s nothing more frustrating when travelling to different countries and their rating system isn’t on par with what you’re used to.

In Bangkok, for instance, you can get a decent five star hotel of a recognised brand such as Westin or Le Meridien for less than $100. If you go for a less well known brand, that is of a five star standard, then you could bag a bargain in the region of $50 – which is the same price as many rundown motels in the states.

Then, we have the food. Thailand is known for its food, and when you consider the price of something such as prawn fried rice in most countries being in the region of $10, in Thailand, you can find this for just $1 (if you know where to look). Most tourist places, of good quality, will charge more in the region of $3, yet, given the freshness and size of the prawns in question – it provides exceptional value.

3. India
Whilst India isn’t at the top of most people’s luxury travel bucket list, there are some really good options for luxury travel to be found in India. The prices are cheap, which means you can live very well for very little – and in India, there is the option for extravagant places, unlike neighbouring Nepal or Pakistan where very few options exist for people seeking luxurious comfort.

If you head down toward Kerala and Goa, for instance, there are a number of wonderful properties that you can find on Mr and Mrs Smith which will set you back a fair amount, but provide phenomenal value.

And, when you think about luxury travel that doesn’t cost a fortune – that’s what your focus should be – value. We often focus way too much on how much something costs, when it tends to be a more sensible approach to look at the value that’s offered. For instance, a hotel that costs $100 but provides a phenomenal service and opulent experience versus a hotel that costs just $20 but is next to a busy road with horns honking all night long – the more expensive option tends to provide much better value.

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What To Look For In A Kayak Seat

When you go kayaking, it is important that you have the right kayak. Kayaks come in many different forms and one of the most important parts is the seat. If you’re going to be kayaking for long periods of time, you will need your seat to be comfortable and suitable for any sort of back pain that you might have. This is why we have put together some tips on what you should look for in a kayak seat. Make sure to keep reading if you’d like to find out more.

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Back Support

It is very important that your kayak seat has good back support if you are planning on using it a lot. You will want to be able to stay out there for as long as possible without getting a sore back. This is why you should look for a seat with a heightened, reinforced back. This article suggests that this sort of seat can help to support your mid-back and shoulder region. Don’t sacrifice height for style if you want to have back support in your kayak.

Cushioning

Kayaking can be very strenuous, and it is important that you are as comfortable as possible. This is why you should try to choose a kayak seat that has some good cushioning. The material that the seat is made from is very important and you should aim for one with gel pockets which can make the whole experience a lot more comfortable.

The Type Of Kayak

When choosing your kayak seat, you should also remember that there are different types of kayaks. It is important that you know which sort of seats will fit in sit-on-top kayaks and which ones will fit right inside your kayak. Makes sure that you don’t invest in one that won’t fit in your kayak as this can be very disappointing.

Durability

If you are going to spend a lot of money on a new kayak seat, then you will want to choose one that is durable. This is especially important for those who are going to be paddling through some tough waters and want to be able to depend on the kayak seat for a long time. Make sure that you do your research and find a seat that is going to be durable and not get destroyed after a few trips.

The Design

Our final tip for those choosing a new kayak seat is to make sure that the design suits what you are looking for. You might have already chosen your kayak and so you will want to make sure that your seat looks good in it. For many people, their kayak is a possession that they are proud of and so there is no shame in choosing one with a nice design. It is important, however, that you remember not to compromise durability or comfort for fashion.

Make sure to follow these tips when choosing your next kayak seat.

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3 Reasons to Visit Crete

The Mediterranean is home to a number of beautiful, picturesque landscapes. Among these, Crete stands out at one of the most breath-taking. Greece’s biggest island is home to a number of things that we think of as being characteristically Greek. From the eponymous Greek salad to feta cheese, even the famous mythical Minotaur, Crete has inspired many of the defining features of Greek civilisation.

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While the Greek mainland is home to a large number and diverse array of culturally and historically significant sites, the island of Crete still retains a great deal of its original atmosphere. Being an island separated from the mainland, Crete has not had the same kind of cultural evolution as the rest of Greece. This makes Crete much more traditional in many ways, and it is a large enough island to support a culture that is subtly different to most of Greece.

There are several reasons why you should consider visiting Crete next time you are in the mood to take a Mediterranean holiday. Here are just three of the best reasons to visit Crete at least once in your life.

An Ancient Capital and Home of the Minotaur

The legend of Theseus and the Minotaur is one of the most famous from Ancient Greece. The Minotaur was the bane of Minos’ (the King of Crete) rule over the island. The Minotaur was imprisoned in a labyrinth beneath the King’s castle but demanded a yearly sacrifice of 14 people, seven young men, and women. Theseus, the son of the King of Athens took exception to the arrangement. He sailed to Crete and defeated the Minotaur. Using a thread, as suggested to him by Ariadne, the Cretan princess, Theseus was able to find his way back out of the labyrinth again.

Needless to say, the actual story is a lot better than that summary! The whole tale is set in the ancient city of Knossos. In fact, this is Europe’s oldest city and today is an archaeological site well worth visiting. Knossos was the centre of the Minoan civilisation, to which King Minos belonged. It is a truly fascinating experience to see the ruins of this mythical city and to compare the famous legend with the historical site.

Knossos is also located near to Crete’s largest city, Heraklion, making it a really fantastic day trip to take. Most schoolchildren in the UK will study the Ancient Greeks at some point. If your children are learning about Ancient Greece and the Greek myths, this is a really wonderful opportunity to make their learning a little more interactive.

Tropical (But Friendly) Waters

If there is one thing that the Mediterranean region is known for, it is the idyllic coastlines. When we think of glistening golden sands, dampened by the rhythmic tidal flows of deep blue waters, it is the Mediterranean that most of us are imagining. Crete is renowned for the beauty of its mountains and cliffs, but these are far from the only types of landscape the island has to offer.

There is a long list of beaches on Crete. And really, you can’t go wrong with picking one! Even if you arrive at a beach that isn’t to your liking, there is a whole coastline of alternatives! One beach that does deserve a special mention is Matala. Matala contains a network of caves that housed a group of free-spirited hippies during the 1960s. Speaking of which, the caves and cliffs that mark the Cretan coastline are worth exploring themselves.

An Authentic Villa Experience

If you are planning on staying in one of Crete’s urban centres, and you want to make sure that you are bang in the centre where the action is, then like most European cities, you will be looking at Hotels or Airbnbs for accommodation. However, while Crete is a pretty big island, it is small enough that transporting yourself around it is nice and easy. It’s not so small that you can travel everywhere on foot, but it is small enough that you can stay in an authentic, relatively rural villa, while still having easy access to the major towns and cities on the island.

There are a number of holiday companies who offer Villas in Crete, among them Blue Villas, which have these villas in Crete. Blue Villas is one of the best established and most popular. Their villas are perfectly situated to balance the remoteness and privacy of a rural setting, with access to the more modern trappings that Crete has to offer.

Greece is a very popular holiday option. The unique cuisine, culture, and history make Greece one of the most enriching places to visit, but the island of Crete remains somewhat overlooked. Crete is, as some islanders like to joke, more Greek than Greece. If you are fascinated by this place, and the myths and legends it has spawned, you should definitely consider visiting Crete.

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5 Hotels and Restos in Makati for that Five-Star Experience

Makati City is the premier central business district in the country, and as such, you are sure to find the some of the best hotels and hospitality establishments in this city. Makati is where many foreigners come to do business during the day and wind down at night. Even among Metro Manila urbanites, Makati is the place to be to enjoy the best in world-class cuisine, shopping, and entertainment.

It’s no surprise that among families and groups of friends these days, top hotels in Makati are the most sought-after when looking for a great staycation and dining experiences. Aside from being easily accessible, Makati offers a whole world of activities right within the city proper. Makati hotels and their in-house restaurants are among the most in-demand in online deal sites such as Deal Grocer.

If you are planning a staycation in Makati but are still not sure where to go, check out Deal Grocer’s Customers’ Choice deals, which ranks hotel and restaurant offerings according to actual and genuine reviews from customers just like you. Nothing speaks higher about an establishment than an honest-to-goodness positive review, after all. All other deals on the site are guaranteed to be the lowest price, so any package that you end up with will sure to be worth your money.

Here is a listing of the some of the best hotels in Makati today that you might want to consider for a five-star experience:

Makati Shangri-La Hotel
It is perhaps the most prestigious and well-known hotel in Makati owing to its prime location right in the heart of the central business district. It is among the most preferred venues for social events such as weddings and birthdays, as well as corporate events such as seminars, conferences, and awards shows. Its F&B outlet Circles is renowned for its complete and satisfying buffet spread.

Discovery Primea Hotel
This relatively new establishment does not only offer luxury hotel accommodations but exclusive high-end condominium residences as well. Its advantageous location also makes it an ideal staycation place for those who wish to go out and enjoy shopping and dining in Makati’s premier lifestyle centers like Greenbelt. Foreigners especially love staying at this place for its vibe of modern and contemporary elegance.

The Peninsula Manila Hotel
Considered one of the most historic structures in Makati, and even in the entire country, staying in the “Manila Pen” is an experience like no other. You get to revel in the quiet luxury of its famed and iconic lobby and enjoy must-try dishes off its popular menu. You can also enjoy the various international flavors at their buffet in Escolta and other cuisines at its other F&B outlets such as Spices and Old Manila.

Holiday Inn & Suites Makati
This businessman’s hotel is a great choice for a practical yet comfortable and convenient R and R experience. Integrated right within the Glorietta mall in Ayala Center, it places you in the middle of the bustling action of the city whether during the day or at night. When you retire from a busy day, it is the perfect place to cocoon and enjoy watching movies. Don’t miss out on great lunch and dinner buffet deals at its in-house restaurant Flavors.

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
For a hotel that actually feels just like home, why not try out this unique serviced apartment. The boutique ambiance is warm and cozy, and the personal service will make you feel pampered and well-attended to. There are great deals for its studio units that can accommodate up to 3 persons, as well as for its loft units where you can host up to 10 guests for an intimate cocktail party.

The best hotel deals in Makati
Snagging a great hotel deal online is not that difficult — just click once you think you have stumbled upon a great offer! Online deals disappear fast so make sure you are always prepared with your budget and your schedule when surfing the web for hotel and restaurants packages and discounts.

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5 Outdoor Activities to Enjoy with Your Family This Summer

Family time is the best! You will definitely prove me right as soon as you go through and practice the below list of activities. You have been working very hard to provide necessities to your family and so that means you care for them. However, your little ones may not really understand how much you care and love them without you taking some actions and let them see. Spending some time with them no matter how little, will make a difference. Why not make it more fun and memorable by enjoying some outdoor activities together?

  1. Go karting

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    Go karting is a fun activities for all the family members. It is safe as it comes with its safety rules; such as; wearing the helmet and Putting on the safety belt. Having your children to always follow the go karting rule will make them to always obey rule and regulation even in future. It will also help them to be able to control other automobiles. You can try go kart racing as a family and enjoy it more. It is a nice activity to help you unwind after having a hectic working moments. Go karts comes with different sizes and model, check Gokartsreview.Com for the review.

  2. Swimming

    This is another activity that will make you bond more with your family. Plan for a sunny weekend and take your family with you carry your swim suit and go have fun together. If you live near the coastal area you can enjoy it on the beach while having other fun beach games.

  3. Road trip

    Surprise your family with a road trip of a lifetime. You can hire a driver or a tourist van, either way is good provided you’re not the one driving. This is to make sure you will enjoy maximally. Make sure to take the best camera with you, enough snack and drinks. It’s also good to leave early so that you can explore more places before the nightfall.

  4. Bike riding

    Nothing makes kids happier than riding bikes. Their joy will be overwhelmed seeing their parent riding together with them. Simply get each person a bike carry some water and go riding. You can ride on your local park and avoid riding on a slippery floor. You can also suggest you do bike racing and your kids will enjoy it more.

  5. Walking

    Get some time preferably in the evening and take a walk together with your family members. This is not only going to help you have a strong bond but it’s also an exercise that will make you and your family to be healthy. Chat with your kids and advise them as you take a walk.

    The above activities are not only fun but they will also help you to relax your mind and be more productive as you go back to work. Make it a schedule to be with your family once in a while and enjoy the nature together.

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